GE Triton® XL Built-In Dishwasher GSD6500JWW user guide

2/4/8-hour Delay Start.
The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which WASH CYCLE has been selected.

ANTI-BACTERIA Heavy 9.1 gal., 91 min.

Medium 7.8 gal., 89 min.

Light 6.5 gal., 87 min.

This cycle raises the water temperature in the final rinse to sanitize your dishware. The cycle length will vary depending on the temperature of your inlet water.

NOTE: The Anti-Bacteria cycle is monitored for sanitization requirements. If the cycle is interrupted during or after the main wash portion or if the incoming water temperature is so low that adequate water heating cannot be achieved, the sanitizing conditions may not be met. In these cases, the sanitized light will not illuminate at the end of the cycle.

NOTE: NSF-certified residential dishwashers are not intended for licensed food establishments.

POTS or COOK Heavy 10.4 gal., 102 min.

WARE Medium 9.1 gal., 76 min.

Light 7.8 gal., 72 min.

This cycle is meant for heavily soiled dishes or cookware with dried-on or baked-on soils. This cycle may not remove burned-on foods. Everyday dishes are safe to be used in this cycle.


Heavy 9.1 gal., 77 min.

Medium 6.5 gal., 62 min.

Light 5.2 gal., 49 min.

This cycle is for medium/heavily soiled dishes and glassware.

Safety Instructions


Heavy 7.8 gal., 37 min.

Medium 6.5 gal., 33 min.

Light 5.2 gal., 29 min.

This cycle is for everyday dishes and glassware.


Heavy 9.1 gal., 52 min.

Medium 7.8 gal., 45 min.

Light 6.5 gal., 38 min.

This cycle is for lightly soiled china and crystal.

Heavy 9.1 gal., 49 min.

(on some models) Medium 7.8 gal., 42 min.

Light 6.5 gal., 40 min.


Heavy 2.6 gal., 7 min.

Light 1.3 gal., 4 min.

For rinsing partial loads that will be washed later. Do not use detergent with this cycle.

NOTE: This dishwasher is equipped with an ExtraClean Sensor with automatic temperature control; therefore cycle length and time may vary depending on soil and temperature conditions.

NOTE: Only the Anti-Bacteria cycle has been designed to meet the requirements of Section 6, NSF 184 for soil removal and sanitization efficacy.


The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which ENHANCEMENT/EXTRA has been selected.

For use with heavily soiled and/or dried-on, baked-on soils. This option MUST be selected PRIOR to starting the cycle. This option adds 16 minutes to the cycle time.

NOTE: Cannot be selected with RINSE ONLY cycle.


Shuts off the drying heat option. Dishes air dry naturally and energy is saved. For faster air dry, you can prop the door open after the CLEAN light illuminates.


Turns the heater on for fast drying. This will extend the time to your wash cycle by 8 minutes for the SPEED CYCLE and 30 minutes for all other cycles. NOTE: Cannot be selected with RINSE ONLY cycle.

When selected, the cycle will run longer with heating elements on to improve both wash and dry performance. NOTE: Cannot be selected with RINSE ONLY cycle.


You can delay the start of a wash cycle for up to 9 hours. Touch the DELAY HOURS pad to choose the number of hours you want to delay the start of the cycle; then touch

START/RESET. The machine will count down and start automatically at the correct time.

Touching START/RESET a second time will cancel the DELAY START selection. NOTE: If you forget to fully close the door, a reminder signal will beep until you do so.

To change a cycle after washing starts, touch the START/RESET pad to cancel the cycle. The START/RESET light will flash while the water is pumped out if needed. This takes approximately 90 seconds. When the light stops flashing, the dishwasher can be reprogrammed and restarted.

Consumer Support



(on some models)

You can lock the controls to prevent any selections from being made. Or you can lock the controls after you have started a cycle.

Children cannot accidentally start dishwasher by touching pads with this option

To unlock the dishwasher controls, touch and hold the HEATED DRY pad for 3 seconds.

To lock the dishwasher, touch and hold the HEATED DRY pad for 3 seconds. The light above the LOCK pad will turn off.

Troubleshooting Tips

(on some models)

Operating Instructions

This cycle is specifically designed for glasses.

Safety Instructions

Close the dishwasher door and select the cycle and desired enhancements. Touch the START/RESET pad to begin the cycle. Water fill begins, and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins.

NOTE: The dishwasher remembers your last cycle so you dont have to reprogram each time. When the dishwasher door is fully closed, the control panel |lights will display the last settings you selected.

If you dont want to change any of the settings, simply touch the START/RESET pad to begin the cycle.

If the door is closed, the indicator lights will turn off if the START/RESET pad is not selected within two minutes. To activate the display, open and close the door or press any pad.

Also, if a power failure occurs, NORMAL and HEATED

DRY will automatically be programmed. Make any new selections and touch the START/RESET pad to beg